Tuesday August 31, 1982
US date format: 8/31/1982, UK date format: 31/8/1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Pepe Reina and Ian Crocker.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band.
In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits.
We of the Never Never, directed by Igor Auzins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Touch The Devil by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Faerie Tale Theatre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anteater or Night Stalker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1982?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Go-Go's - Vacation
- Crosby, Stills & Nash - Wasted On The Way
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Howard Johnson - So Fine
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 31, 1982?
On August 31, 1982 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is August 31, 1982?
On August 31, 1982 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 31, 1982?
On August 31, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1982?
On August 31, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 31, 1982?
On August 31, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 31, 1982?
On August 31, 1982 several famous people were born including, Pepe Reina, Ian Crocker, Lien Huyghebaert.
What was the number one song in August 31, 1982?
The number one song in the week of August 31, 1982 was Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band in US and Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor in UK.
What were the top hits on August 31, 1982?
The top hits on August 31, 1982 were Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band, Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago in US and Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Save A Prayer by Duran Duran, Private Investigations by Dire Straits in UK.